Kei Kobayashi is a very well known and super talented sharpener. He recently branched out into knife making. Specializing in knives that most would consider "lasers" from SG2 steel. We are very happy with them. Let us know what you think.
This line with Kobayashi-San's signature 7 sided red lacquered handle are very comfortable. The lacquer also gives the handle a good amount of grip as will as it will help protect it.
Length- 315 mm (12.4 in.)
Weight - 162 g (5.7 oz)
Edge Length - 160 mm (6.25 in.)
Heel Height - 50 mm
Steel Type- SG2/R2
Bevel- Double Bevel
Handle - Spalted Tamarind, Box Elder Burl Custom Octagonal (Custom handles often have inclusions or small imperfections. We make sure every handle is structurally sound before install. All of our handles are handcrafted)
Please do not cut frozen foods or bones with these knives.
Always wash with a cloth and warm soapy water and dry after use